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Author Preece, Julia.

Title Nurturing social capital in excluded communities : a kind of higher education / Julia Preece, Ann-Marie Houghton
Published Aldershot ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, [2000]
©2000
Table of Contents
 List of Tablesvi
 Prefacevii
 Acknowledgementsix
Part IThe Context 
  Introduction3
 1A Kind of Higher Education5
 2Action and Research21
 3Surveying the Provision37
Part IIExploring the Kind of Higher Education Debates 
 4Skills and Lifelong Learning in the Community59
 5A Curriculum Off-limits: Social and Cultural Relevance77
 6Educational Guidance: Customer or Citizen?91
 7Technology in the Community108
Part IIIThe Learners' Stories 
  Introduction127
 8Nurturing Social Capital in Communities: Women in East Lancs133
 9Nurturing Social Capital in Communities: The DAB Centre145
 10Nurturing Social Capital in Communities: The Bridge Centre160
 11But is it Higher?174
 Appendices187
 Bibliography195
 Index211

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Description ix, 216 pages ; 23 cm
Contents Pt. I. The Context -- 1. A Kind of Higher Education -- 2. Action and Research -- 3. Surveying the Provision -- Pt. II. Exploring the Kind of Higher Education Debates -- 4. Skills and Lifelong Learning in the Community -- 5. A Curriculum Off-limits: Social and Cultural Relevance -- 6. Educational Guidance: Customer or Citizen? -- 7. Technology in the Community -- Pt. III. The Learners' Stories -- 8. Nurturing Social Capital in Communities: Women in East Lancs -- 9. Nurturing Social Capital in Communities: The DAB Centre -- 10. Nurturing Social Capital in Communities: The Bridge Centre -- 11. But is it Higher?
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 195-209) and index
Subject Social isolation -- Great Britain.
Adult education -- Social aspects -- Great Britain.
Education, Higher -- Social aspects -- Great Britain.
Author Houghton, Ann-Marie.
LC no. 00134840
ISBN 0754614654